Desoto County School District

Science Proficiency

Percent of students scoring Proficient or Advanced (Levels 4 or 5) on the statewide Science or Biology I assessment.

Science Proficiency Overview

State
District

Mississippi

58.6%

Desoto County School District

66.0%

Science Proficiency by Subgroup

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State
District

Female

58.4%
65.6%

Male

58.8%
66.4%

Black or African American

43.2%
50.1%

White

75.0%
82.1%

Asian

82.7%
81.6%

Hispanic or Latino

57.2%
58.1%

Two or More Races

66.0%
67.3%

Economically Disadvantaged

49.5%
50.4%

Non Economically Disadvantaged

76.9%
76.5%

Homeless

42.4%
50.0%

Students with Disabilities

30.9%
35.9%

Students without Disabilities

63.0%
70.7%

English Learners

27.9%
23.2%

Non English Learners

59.1%
67.1%

Military Connected

80.6%
85.8%

Science Proficiency Data

All

  • District 66.0%
  • State 58.6%

Female

  • District 65.6%
  • State 58.4%

Male

  • District 66.4%
  • State 58.8%

Black or African American

  • District 50.1%
  • State 43.2%

White

  • District 82.1%
  • State 75.0%

Asian

  • District 81.6%
  • State 82.7%

Hispanic or Latino

  • District 58.1%
  • State 57.2%

Two or More Races

  • District 67.3%
  • State 66.0%

Economically Disadvantaged

  • District 50.4%
  • State 49.5%

Non Economically Disadvantaged

  • District 76.5%
  • State 76.9%

Homeless

  • District 50.0%
  • State 42.4%

Students with Disabilities

  • District 35.9%
  • State 30.9%

Students without Disabilities

  • District 70.7%
  • State 63.0%

English Learners

  • District 23.2%
  • State 27.9%

Non English Learners

  • District 67.1%
  • State 59.1%

Military Connected

  • District 85.8%
  • State 80.6%

Mississippi Department of Education

PO Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3513

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Last updated 05/31/2024